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Opinion: Denver’s November bond election should include funds to finish Central Library renovation

The project is on the city’s priority list, but it’s missing from the bond question

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Denver should implement the police task-force recommendations

They will transform local policing into comprehensive public safety

Opinion Columns

Denver City Council passes marijuana delivery, cannabis lounges

The measures now head to Mayor Michael Hancock's desk.

News

Councilwoman Ortega, Sen. Moreno: “Building back better” means an opportunity for environmental justice for all communities

We can grow our economy while ensuring we leave future generations a healthier planet and future.

Opinion Columns

Reimagining Denver’s Livestock Exchange Building means respecting its distinctive past

The $8.5 million sale to a consortium clears the path to a modern beacon for agricultural ingenuity and preserves the building’s architectural finery

Business

Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax

News

The first two efforts to defund police in Colorado quickly failed. Will a push at CU be the first to succeed?

The Colorado legislature passed a sweeping police accountability bill in the wake of George Floyd protests, but so far efforts to replace law enforcement with mental health workers have failed.

Crime and Courts

Denver, facing unprecedented homelessness, moves ahead on family-size affordable housing with 3 new projects

The city now has 13 affordable housing projects in the pipeline as a recession begins and unemployment skyrockets

Growth

Denver police watchdog will investigate how DPD handled protests. Here’s what he can do — and can’t.

Denver Independent Monitor Nicholas Mitchell said his review will examine how police used less-lethal munitions and military equipment

News

Opinion: Don’t get hung up on the Denver camping ban. Let’s ask: Why are people homeless?

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Candi CdeBaca’s unapologetic nepotism misses the mark

After running an upstart campaign to combat what she viewed as corruption by former City Councilman Albus Brooks, Candi CdeBaca finds herself entangled in her own scandal only a few months later

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Is Denver’s restaurant boom about to go bust?

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Denver should declare a binding climate emergency

Opinion Columns

A study on gentrification made 12 recommendations for Denver. Three years later, here’s where the city stands.

Growth